NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo secures Milwaukee Bucks with Block against Joel Embid Victory at the Philadelphia 76ers

Giannis Antetokounmpo has secured the Milwaukee Bucks in Philadelphia with a block against Joel Embid’s victory. At the 118: 116 success, the Greek was the best man on the field and set up next 40-point game.

Philadelphia 76ers (46-29) – Milwaukee Bucks (47-28) 116: 118 (Boxscore)

What a game and what an end. Giannis Antetokounmpo underlined his MVP ambitions in Philadelphia in direct duel with Joel Embid and set a Monster StatLine with 40 points (16/24 FG, 7/10 FT), 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 blocks. 1.6 seconds Before the end, the Greek also blocked the possible TIP-in from Embiid to extend.

The victory of the Bucks also has a major impact on the table in the East. Milwaukee not only approaches two place and 0.5 games on Miami, but also decided the Tiebreaker with the Sixers for himself (2-1). Jrue Holiday (18, 7/16, 8 rebounds, 10 assists) delivered in Crunchtime with 10 meters in the fourth quarter Big Plays, Brook Lopez (17) made Embiid’s life difficult and also Khris Middleton (22, 9 boards, 7 templates ) Strayed at the end Big Plays.

Embiid came after a weak start to 29 meters (11/21), 14 rebounds as well as 7 assists, top scorer of the Sixers was James Harden (32, 9/17 FG, 10/12 Ft, 9 Assists), which may be best game In the Sixers Jersey made. In the final phase, “The Beard” remained pale with the exception of a stepback threesome and could easily prevent the guests from choosing the fourth neighborhood with 37:27. Tobias Harris (22, 11 rebounds) posted a Double Double, Tyrese Maxey (7, 3/11) was not a factor.

Joel Embiid launches weak – harden holds Sixers in the game

The Bucks were initially the better team because they could curb Embiid. The camerooner was always doubled in the mail, and his beloved baseline was taken away. Consequently, the Bucks quickly led two-digit, also because Giannis caught a good start with 5 Field goals in one piece, including a strong slam about Embiid. Harden first held the hosts in the game, Wesley Matthews, who was experbated at the Starting Five, could not prevent the drives of the Sixers star.

Then the affair tilted. The Bucks cooled noticeably while Philadelphia Embid served the ball rather served on the frewurflinie and delighted this lopez several times. The shooters met their litters (Harris) and the Bucks did not come in their dangerous fastbreak, so the Sixers took a 61: 51 guidance with the pause.

From Middleton and Holiday was little to see, but the Bucks Lopez was now more involved. The center turned two threesters and achieved a total of 11 counters in a good two minutes. But the guests did not do the ground for a long time. EMBIID continued to hit everything after 1/8 start and had better set to duplicate. To do this, the Bucks left a lot in Ring, so that the Sixers in front of the final section continued with 89:81 in front.

antetokounmpo block secures Bucks victory

Antetokounmpo but against the bank lineup of the hosts had his best phase, the Greek scored for the Bucks 15 points in a piece and after a small jumper of Middleton and a threesome of Lopez, the guests were full of business (94:93). The intensity in the defense took too, Milwaukee double harden and eMbid, was diligently rotated behind the play.

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A threesome of Holiday set 80 seconds before the end to +4, but Embid had the answer from Downtown. Holiday threw after an ambitious Alley Opp to Lopez, but Embiid’s mid-distance counter was well defended on the other side. Antetokounmpo then hit only a free throw. Hardens stepback to the possible victory then went far wrong, the tip-in from Embiid gained giannis 1.6 seconds before the end with an incredible block (a possible goaturending was overlaid). The Bucks secured the Jump Ball and won the game.